Another budget friendly Windows Phone handset is now official. The Alcatel Pixi 3, true to its name, is actually available in three varieties — Windows Phone, Android and Firefox OS. Quite an interesting move from the company that is known for making such daring moves. It was not too long ago that Alcatel became the...

The XOLO Win Q900s launched earlier this year, becoming one of the first Windows Phone to launch from new partners that Microsoft signed up for its operating system. Now, however, there is talk of expansion in the air. XOLO appears to be planning to expand its Windows Phone range with a new handset in the very near...

Security companies have been firing off warnings about Windows XP vulnerabilities for years now, and with the vintage OS now unsupported, it has become even easier to hack. The platform has not been receiving updates since its retirement in April 2014, and even though a lot of users still run it to this very day, the...

Microsoft and Real Madrid CF, the Spanish football (soccer) club have been rather close these few years, and both entities have recently inked a brand new deal. The partnership is said to be worth $30, although we don’t have official confirmation on this. But as Forbes notes, this would grant a lot of exposure to...

As the saying goes, you get what you pay for. And if you are in the mood for a $99 Windows 8.1 tablet, then Walmart has you covered on Black Friday with a pretty decent option. This low cost slate is from E FUN, which describes itself as the fifth largest tablet support in the US. Without going into the detail of the...

Internet Explorer 3, really? Microsoft paid attention to security since Windows 95, but it was really at the start of the last decade that things went into overdrive in terms of safety measures. And it seems a rare data manipulation security weakness from the old age has just been fixed. The issue started affecting...

That’s good enough for a saving of $150 overall, and sign enough that a newer model is incoming. Best Buy Black Friday deals are up, at least some of them, two weeks before the event. Retailers are readying up their promotions before the November 27 and 28 timeframe. This is the day that follows Thanksgiving in the...

Schools, not just in the United States, apparently, are choosing Chromebooks, and not Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 with Bing devices. According to Google, that is. The search engine giant has finally responded to the Chromebook assault by Redmond. Presiding over the Global Education Symposium, a gathering of education...

Time for some crunchy statistics. The total number of Windows Phone users in the US is of interest to many, as Microsoft’s mobile platform has a lot of ground to cover on home turf. The latest is that the company now has some 6.2 million users in the United States. Better yet, it is slowly gaining more every month....

Microsoft is in the mood to tease. The company has been mum and light on details regarding its first Lumia branded Windows Phone that has been doing the rounds via unofficial reports. Some reckon that the device known as RM-1090 is actually the Lumia 535. However, Redmond, that recently announced its decision to drop...